Information for candidates

Nominations for the 2024 elections was open from 9am on Monday 18th March 2024 and closed at 5pm on Friday 22nd March.  

Re-Opened Nominations

The returning officer has declared that no valid nominations was received for the following positions and as per Rule 2.14 of the electoral regulations, these roles are now re-opened for nominations. The nominations for these roles will close on 5pm Wednesday April 3rd 2024.

            – First Nations Officer (Representative Council)

            – Fine Arts and Music Faculty Council Officer (x1 position)

For any queries relating to the 2024 Elections, or troubles with the form, please email Stephen Luntz at: 

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GSA Elected Representative Honoraria 

GSA Elected Representatives will be paid an honorarium.

The General Secretary may request proof of enrolment to confirm that GSA Elected Representatives are entitled to receive an honorarium as per the constitution (Clause 7.3 (b), 9.3 (b)) following the election process. GSA has an obligation to verify that international students nominating for elected representatives have sufficient work rights to receive honorarium payments. The Returning Officer will verify this as part of checking the nominations. 

Please see attached the Honorarium memo  


All GSA Board members, Representative and Faculty Councillors are elected by the graduate students at a general election. 

A general election will be held each year in Semester 1, within the first eight weeks of Semester 1 and must be completed at least two weeks prior to the AGM as per clause 2.8 (f) of the electoral regulations. 

All elections must be: 

  • held by secret ballot; 
  • held pursuant to the Electoral Regulations; and 
  • regulated by the Electoral Tribunal. 

As per clause 2.17 of the electoral regulations, there must be a separate ballot for GSA Board, Representative Council and Faculty Council. 

Click below to find out more about the 2024 elections

2024 Elections

Positions for Election

Click below to see which positions are available for nominations in 2024.

Positions for Election